Category Archives: Courage

The Troubled Pastor’s Wife Part 4

Marion’s third complaint was that there was massive church politics at all times and some of it reached the level of spiritual abuse in her mind.  She could not be part of something that hurtful to her and that illegitimate. … Continue reading

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3. Joshua’s Brain Makeover

Let’s pick off an easy one for practice then dig into the more challenging stories. Our premise is that when God commands us to choose courage over fear, it is because we can.  We only can if our brains have … Continue reading

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2. Courage and the Brain

Desiree and I were at Knott’s Berry Farm enjoying some father/daughter time about 20 years ago. She spotted the parachute drop and wanted to ride it.  This was a few years after I fell and crippled up my hand.  I … Continue reading

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1. Courage in 2015

There are three human conditions that hamper my work with people more than any other:  denial, laziness and cowardice. I have no tools for denial.  I simply walk away when someone with high levels of denial won’t engage in reality. … Continue reading

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